In previous years, New Year's Eve in Dublin has been a low-key affair. This December 31st however, Dublin is set to kick off its Gathering 2013 tourism initiative in style with a fireworks display and concert in the city centre. This is the first time the historic Georgian area of Dublin has hosted a fireworks display, which will take place at St Stephen's Green at 8pm. The party will continue directly afterwards at College Green when Dublin acts Imelda May and Bell X1 take to the stage between 8.30pm and 1am.
Tickets are priced at €20 and are available at: www.nye.dublin.ie.
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